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Pledge Programs for Fri December 6, 2019

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1:00 amThis Old House -- 40th Anniversary Special

Join hosts and cast members to celebrate 40 years of groundbreaking home improvement. Vintage clips, behind-the-scenes stories and favorite moments from the series that inspired an entire genre of TV programming are also featured.

2:30 amKen Burns: Country Music

Join host Kathy Mattea to learn more about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Rosanne Cash, along with Ken Burns and other members of the filmmaking team.

4:30 amRick Steves' Tasty Europe

In RICK STEVES' TASTY EUROPE, travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the Continent. Join Rick as he slurps seasonal raw herring in Holland and then savors a farm-to-table country...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills

Workplace Essential Skills teaches skills and attitudes necessary to succeed at work. Learners see how to prepare resumes and applications and how to prepare themselves for interviews and work. In-depth documentary and scripted footage shows learners what employers are looking for and how to thrive in a new job.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit Variety: The Spice of Life

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises and exercise accessories to help you feel and function better.

6:00 amNightly Business Report

Every weeknight, the Emmy-winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

6:30 amNature Cat Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun

Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse. Upon investigating, the gang finds a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof! In trying to stop the woodpecker to save Hal's roof, and allow them to get back to band practice, the gang finds out more about woo...

7:00 amNature Cat: A Nature Carol

In the tradition of the Dickens holiday classic, Nature Cat is visited by the spirits of Nature Past (Daisy), Present (Squeeks) and Future (Hal) on Christmas Eve.

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Winston Churchill/I Am Cleopatra

I am Winston Churchill Brad is excited to join a small group of boys building a castle in the KidZone, but his enthusiasm quickly disappears when they refuse to listen to any of his ideas. Brad knows he could help make their castle amazing, if only they'd listen. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet some...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around The World

When the Circo gets stuck at the South Pole on Christmas eve, Leo, Andy, and Carmen are convinced that Santa will never find them. With the help of their friend Luna, the kids endeavor to save Christmas, learning about holiday traditions from around the world along the way.

9:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Line Leader Daniel/Neighborhood Jobs

Line Leader Daniel: The children are getting new classroom jobs at school. Daniel really wants to be line leader! When he doesn't get the job he wanted, Daniel is disappointed. Soon he learns that all of the jobs are necessary to keep the classroom running smoothly. Neighborhood Jobs: Daniel and Mom Tiger are visiting the l...

10:00 amSesame Street Bath Time for Blanky

Abby brings Rudy to the laundromat to wash his stinky blanky. Grover is the new laundromat attendant, but he doesn't know how to use the machines. Luckily, Chris brings in his dirty clothes, too, and shows them all how to use a washing machine and dryer.

10:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Amazing Sled Run/Frost Fairy

It's a snow day for Pinkalicious, Peter, Rafael and Jasmine! In fact, it snowed so much that the snow reaches Pinkalicious' bedroom window! With all this snow on the ground, the kids decide to build the most pinkatastic sled run ever! / Pinkalicious and Peter find Felix the Frost Fairy fast asleep on the job. They'll need t...

11:00 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. On the way, the Thingamajigger breaks down and they depend on a variety of animals -- from African bush elephants to bottlenose dolphins to red cr...

12:00 pmSesame Street Bath Time for Blanky

Abby brings Rudy to the laundromat to wash his stinky blanky. Grover is the new laundromat attendant, but he doesn't know how to use the machines. Luckily, Chris brings in his dirty clothes, too, and shows them all how to use a washing machine and dryer.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers

Tired of always being the 'nervous friend,' Dunk decides he will no longer puff up or get upset. At first, Splash, Bubbles and Ripple are happy that Dunk won't be nervous, but soon realize that Dunk's cautiousness and puffing up serves a great function in their relationship. / Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day with Tid...

1:00 pmLet's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around The World

When the Circo gets stuck at the South Pole on Christmas eve, Leo, Andy, and Carmen are convinced that Santa will never find them. With the help of their friend Luna, the kids endeavor to save Christmas, learning about holiday traditions from around the world along the way.

2:00 pmNature Cat: A Nature Carol

In the tradition of the Dickens holiday classic, Nature Cat is visited by the spirits of Nature Past (Daisy), Present (Squeeks) and Future (Hal) on Christmas Eve.

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Ice Sculpture/Tale of the Totem

Ice Sculpture When Auntie Midge informs Molly that her Mom was once an accomplished ice sculptor, Molly decides to organize an ice-sculpting competition in Qyah. But when rising temperatures threaten to melt the ice, Molly must come up with a clever solution to save the contest. Tale of a Totem Molly's excitement about atte...

3:30 pmXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Winston Churchill/I Am Cleopatra

I am Winston Churchill Brad is excited to join a small group of boys building a castle in the KidZone, but his enthusiasm quickly disappears when they refuse to listen to any of his ideas. Brad knows he could help make their castle amazing, if only they'd listen. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet some...

4:00 pmWild Kratts: A Creature Christmas

In this one-hour special, it's Christmas time and the Wild Kratts are taking a break from creature adventuring to celebrate. But when the Wild Kratts receive an alert that their favorite creatures are suddenly disappearing around the globe, their holiday party quickly turns into a rescue mission. Our heroes must race agains...

5:00 pmReady Jet Go! Total Eclipse of the Sunspot/Sean's Year In Space

'Total Eclipse of the Sunspot' - While Mindy, Jet, Sean, and Sydney are trying to use a solar panel to improve their energy efficiency, they notice that Sunspot is acting strange. It turns out that Sunspot was aware of an impending eclipse and was trying to alert the kids to the fact that the Sun would be darkened for a whi...

5:30 pmPeg + Cat The Allergy Problem/I Do What I Can: The Musical

The Allergy Problem - Peg's house/Inside a Whale. When Peg is told she's allergic to Cat, Cat leaves home! Ramone flies Peg around the world in his flying machine that runs on 100 pebbles, in search of her friend. I Do What I Can: The Musical - Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat present a Broadway musical about the amazing ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

On-air and online, the PBS NewsHour provides in-depth analysis of current national and international events.

7:00 pmWashington Week

Join moderator Robert Costa for a robust roundtable discussion with award-winning journalists who provide reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the nation's capital.

7:30 pmFiring Line with Margaret Hoover

Guest: Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discusses the Trump administration's on-and-off negotiations with the Taliban, as well as the reforms she believes are needed to keep NATO healthy. The wide-ranging interview, recorded in September, also covers the growing threat ...

8:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Goldsmith and Randy Scott.

9:00 pmMister Rogers: It's You I Like

Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,' the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series.

10:30 pmMemory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Amen, MD, explains how you can improve your memory and even rescue it if you think it's headed for trouble. Amen examines 11 major risk factors that destroy brain function and explains the steps you can take to prevent or treat them.

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